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Re: Does IRC still required identd?

On Mon, 05 Apr 2004 16:34:16 -0600, Gunnar Wolf <gwolf@gwolf.cx>
>Martin Loschwitz dijo [Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 03:49:36PM +0200]:
>> Sure. As for IRCNet, the german IRCNet servers make it a requirement for
>> users by the german Internet Service Provider T-Online to have an identd
>> installed. You will just receive a friendly message telling you that you 
>> need to install identd if you try to connect via T-Online to IRCNet without 
>> one.
>Using NAT to have more machines than IPs and to strengthen the
>security of a large network of clueless users has become more and more
>popular. What does T-Online say to users of NATted segments?

It is not T-Online requiring identd, it's the IRC network requiring
ident for connection that come from the T-Online network.


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